1820 Missouri Compromise
In 1820, the Missouri Compromise made Missouri a slave state and Maine a free state. In their book, A Fire Bell in the Past, authors Jeffrey… read more
In 1820, the Missouri Compromise made Missouri a slave state and Maine a free state. In their book, A Fire Bell in the Past, authors Jeffrey Pasley and John Craig Hammond examined the events surrounding Missouri’s 1821 entry to the Union. This virtual program was hosted by the Kansas City Public Library. close
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John Craig Hammond Editor
John Herron Executive Director Kansas City (MO) Public Library
Jeffrey L. Pasley Professor University of Missouri, Columbia->History Department
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